Carl, Mike and Samuel take a road trip to Memphis to meet Carl's mother for the first time.
Samuel wants to be a standup comic. Meanwhile, Molly offers advice to Harry which leads to him challenging his protective mother.
Following a dramatic argument with Joyce over money, Mike and Molly move into Mike's childhood room at Peggy's.
Molly is determined to get Mike out of his routine and tells him to embrace doing anything they want in life.
Molly hates her draft of the novel she's working on and decides to take a break, but now she needs to decide on something else to occupy her time.
Molly needs to adjust her spending habits on shoes if she wants to maintain harmony in her marriage.
Molly believes her suspicious next-door neighbor is up to no good and recruits Joyce to help her spy on him. Meanwhile, the guys get together for a poker game and end up sharing their dreams and aspirations.moreless
Molly meets her literary idol, J.C. Small, a cynic who advises her to write about things in her life that she wouldn't want people to know. Meanwhile, Mike invites his mother over for dinner in an effort to cheer her up.moreless
Molly has a "mind-blowing" experience when she goes to Victoria's workplace, a funeral home, to research her novel. Meanwhile, Mike sneaks a peek at Molly's writing when she's out.
Molly decides writing a crime novel will be her new career, so she goes on a ride-along with Mike to research a book she wants to pen.
Molly makes a huge decision to stop her career as a teacher and delve into writing.
Mike and Molly decide to try having a baby. Carl is upset to learn Molly has been spending time with his ex-girlfriend Christina.
Molly is frustrated when she realizes Mike has a weird face on each of their wedding photos. Carl is worried when Christina's ex-husband shows up.
Joyce bails when Vince throws out his back, forcing Mike and Molly to take care of him. Meanwhile, the newlyweds also have trouble writing personalized thank-you notes for their wedding gifts.
Mike and Molly prepare to return home from their honeymoon, and Mike seems to be a changed man. Meanwhile, Carl is frustrated by not hearing from Mike, and Molly's family spend their last moments getting drunk before the newlyweds return home.moreless
Mike and Molly have to deal with several problems as they make their way to the altar.
Two days before their wedding, Mike and Molly arrange their wedding rehearsal which turns into a disaster.
Mike's dad comes to town early to attend Mike's bachelor party, which prompts Peggy to attend Molly's bachelorette event.
Molly is put in a state of shock when she can't fit in her wedding dress just three weeks before the wedding.